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Catching a boat from Sierpe to Drake

Sierpe

You can catch a boat taxi to Drake Bay...

Getting to Ometepe

Ometepe Island

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Awesome Ice Cream in Orange County, NC!

Hillsborough

In rural North Carolina, somewhere south of Hillsborough and...

Battambang

Battambang

When in Cambodia, most people travel from Siem Reap...

Festival of Creativity and Sustainability (April)

Terlingua

This old mining town is located about 30 minutes...

Marble Mountain

Da Nang

Located just south of Da Nang, this "mini" mountain...

Acropolis

Athens

The acropolis is Athens main site. It is crowded...

Visiting Christ the Redeemer

Rio de Janeiro

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